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Conflict Incident Report

Army: Fresh Israeli breach of Lebanese airspace

Date of incident: 
June 19, 2014

An Israeli reconnaissance plane violated the Lebanese airspace on Thursday morning at 11.30 a.m. over the town of Kfer Kila, effectuating u-turn maneuvers over the localities of Riaq, Zahle and west Bekaa, Army Command-Guidance
Directorate said in a communiqué.

The enemy plane then left the Lebanese airspace at 16.00 p.m. over the town of Rmeish, communiqué concluded.

Primary category: 
Air Space Violation
Classification of conflict (primary): 
Border conflicts (Israeli border)
Violations, disputes and/or conflicts instigated by Israeli intrusions on Lebanese national territories, airspace, and territorial waters. While there currently is no Israeli military occupation on Lebanese soil, these events are classified as violations of Lebanese sovereignty and are indicative of the continuous tensions between Lebanon and Israel.